(August 2013)

Archie, 2011 Series
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2013-06-19
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Archie Comic Publications, Inc.
Brand
The Archie Library
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Color
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Dimensions
Standard Digest Size U. S.
Binding
Squarebound
Publishing Format
Ongoing Series

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents)

Betty and Veronica / cover / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Jeff Shultz (signed)
Inks
Bob Smith (signed)
Colors
Rosario Pena (signed)
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Okay, girls... now smile.
Genre
teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Veronica Lodge; Toni Topaz; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Kumi Tanura
Reprints
Keywords
iPad

Losers Can Be Choosers (Table of Contents: 1)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
humor; teen
Reprints

That's Pretty Fishy! (Table of Contents: 2)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Dan Parent (credited)
Pencils
Dan Parent (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Vickie Williams (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Have you guys seen Betty?
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton; Brigitte Reilly; Betty Cooper
Synopsis
Veronica is upset when Betty and Brigitte go fishing without her.
Reprints

An Opposite Kind of Guy! (Table of Contents: 3)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle (credited)
Pencils
Rex Lindsey (credited)
Inks
Jon D'Agostino (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

Genre
humor; fantasy-supernatural; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
Jughead proves Betty right when she claims he is the most contrary person, by setting a bad luck spell that gives Betty only good luck.
Reprints
Keywords
magic

Team Supreme (Table of Contents: 4)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Smithers the butler
Synopsis
Veronica brings in Betty to help coach Mr. Lodge's winless girl's softball team. After seeing Veronica's coaching methods, Betty understands why the team is winless.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits per this issue

Garden Party Pooper (Table of Contents: 5)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski (credited)
Pencils
Jeff Shultz (credited)
Inks
Rudy Lapick (credited)
Colors
Barry Grossman (credited)
Letters
Bill Yoshida (credited)

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Ahhh! I feel great!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge uses gardening to help him relax but Veronica isn't too keen on getting dirty.
Reprints

Tired But True (Table of Contents: 6)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Chuck Clayton; Moose Mason; Reggie Mantle; Midge Klump
Synopsis
It's a day full of beach fun for Betty and the gang including surfing, football and chicken fights.
Reprints

Pinup (Table of Contents: 7)

Ethel / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Characters
Jughead Jones; Ethel Muggs
Reprints
Keywords
beach

Brief Encounter (Table of Contents: 8)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Josie McCoy; Alexandra Cabot; Alex Cabot; Alan M.
Synopsis
Alexandra tries to beat Josie to the mall before she can go on a date with Alan M. She throws on a cover up over her bikini in a hurry but gets caught by a fish hook.
Reprints
Keywords
bathing suit; bikini; cover up; date; fishing line; heat wave; hook; pool; shopping; summer

Think Shrink (Table of Contents: 9)

Josie / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Jon D'Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor
Characters
Melody Valentine; Alexander Cabot; Josie McCoy
Synopsis
Melody is mad that Alex wants a kiss after he takes her out on a date and pays. Josie tries to console him and tells him to be confident and he tries to kiss her.
Reprints
Keywords
date; feminism; feminist; kiss; women's lib

Say Cheese! (Table of Contents: 10)

Josie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Josie McCoy; Melody Valentine; Valerie Brown
Synopsis
Josie and the Pussycats do a commercial for cheese and dress up as mice.
Reprints
Keywords
advertisement; commercial; girl band; girl group; guitars; mice; mouse; music

Indexer Notes

Probably reprinted from Archie's Pals 'n' Gals #194 (January 1988).

Betty, Veronica and Bridgette's Summer Style (Table of Contents: 11)

Betty and Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Rudy Lapick ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
?

Genre
fashion
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Bridgette
Synopsis
Betty, Veronica and Bridgette model hair styles submitted by readers.

By the Numbers (Table of Contents: 12)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Gigi; Russ; Roz; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
Jinx tries to remember a phone number she was supposed to call.
Reprints

Wait-less (Table of Contents: 13)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 4 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
?
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Hap Holiday
Synopsis
While waiting for her father, Jinx finds a discarded tin can and uses it to spur several imaginative daydreams.
Reprints

Fish Try! (Table of Contents: 14)

Li'l Jinx / comic story / 2 pages (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards
Pencils
Joe Edwards
Inks
Joe Edwards
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards

Genre
humor; children
Characters
Li'l Jinx; Greg
Synopsis
Greg may be the fishing expert, but Jinx is the one with the fish.
Reprints
Keywords
fishing

It's A Date (Table of Contents: 15)

Li'l Jinx's Pal, Gigi / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
Joe Edwards (signed)
Pencils
Joe Edwards (signed)
Inks
Joe Edwards (signed)
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Joe Edwards (signed)

Genre
humor
Characters
Gigi; Charley Hawse
Synopsis
Gigi turns Charley down hard.
Reprints

Ploy Plight (Table of Contents: 16)

Betty / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I wish Archie would pay more attention to me, Midge!
Genre
humor; romance; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Alice Cooper
Synopsis
Betty wonders what type of ploy she could use to get Archie.
Reprints

Shop Around the World (Table of Contents: 17)

Veronica / illustration / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dan Parent
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Jon D’Agostino
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Veronica shows off three world fashions.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits from original

Hangin' in the Hamptons (Table of Contents: 18)

Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Barbara Slate
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Billy Soul; Steven Spielman; Alec Balding
Synopsis
Veronica takes Betty to the Hamptons to sightsee and star gaze.
Reprints
Keywords
celebrities; Hamptons

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 19)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I guess working with plants can be enjoyable!
Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica; Archie; Mr. Lodge
Synopsis
Mr. Lodge doesn't like having Archie in his greenhouse.

Indexer Notes

Signed by Henry Scarpelli and Craig Boloman
Sunday strip

Idolize That Prize (Table of Contents: 20)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
romance; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge; Reggie Mantle
Synopsis
Archie feels bad when he can't win any prizes for Betty on the carnival midway.
Reprints

Wardrobe Blues (Table of Contents: 21)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo [as Jimmy DeCarlo]
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Ethel Muggs; Mr. Lodge; Mrs. Lodge
Synopsis
Betty and Veronica solve their need for a new wardrobe in different ways.
Reprints
Keywords
shopping

Cutting Costs (Table of Contents: 22)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Vincent DeCarlo
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; various unidentified models
Synopsis
Archie is picked to appear on a billboard with six gorgeous models and it goes to his head.
Reprints
Keywords
beaches; models

Indexer Notes

Some recolouring, one model changes colour several times

The Big Competition (Table of Contents: 23)

Betty / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Chuck Clayton; Nancy Woods; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones
Synopsis
When the waves at the beach don't look promising, Veronica invites the gang over to her house to try the wave-making machine in the Lodges' swimming pool. But Mrs. Lodge's Garden Club is meeting at the house, and the kids from the Club are either swimming or watching movies in the Lodges' home theatre. Finally, Betty and Archie decide to go to Betty's house where its very quiet and they have plenty of privacy.
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[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 24)

Betty and Veronica's Pinup / cartoon / 1 page (report information)

Script
Dan DeCarlo
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
?
Letters
Vincent DeCarlo

First Line of Dialogue or Text
Wow! This boat is fast!
Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews
Synopsis
Betty drives Veronica's new power boat so fast that Archie, on water skies, becomes airborne.
Reprints
Keywords
water skiing

Indexer Notes

The plot for this cartoon was suggested by a reader, Joe Scudera of Brooklyn, New York.

A Jarring Note (Table of Contents: 25)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
Stan Goldberg ?
Inks
Stan Goldberg ?
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Unnamed Lifeguard
Synopsis
Veronica uses a jar to meet a new lifeguard.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

No credits given for gag. Stan Goldberg's art credit based on his distinctive style.

[no title indexed] (Table of Contents: 26)

Archie / comic story / 1 page (report information)

Script
?
Pencils
?
Inks
?
Colors
?
Letters
?

First Line of Dialogue or Text
I've added a new feature to our pool!
Genre
romance; teen
Characters
Archie; Veronica; Jughead; Bronson
Synopsis
Archie's attempt to get Veronica's new lifeguard to leave backfires.

Indexer Notes

Signed by Henry Scarpelli and Craig Boldman
Sunday strip

Ticket Trouble (Table of Contents: 27)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo [as Jimmy DeCarlo]
Colors
?
Letters
?

Genre
teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Moose Mason; Midge Klump; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Jughead Jones; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Betty gets two tickets to a concert by "The Funny Named Group" (they chose that name because all the other funny names were already taken). To keep Betty from asking Archie, Veronica claims that Archie's already going to a flower show with her.
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Hollywood Make-up Magic (Table of Contents: 28)

Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Allison Flood
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Cynthia Van Snoote; Archie Andrews; Doug Westweed; Donaldo
Synopsis
Veronica is desperate for a way to one-up Cynthia Van Snoote. When she meets Archie's cousin, who is a Hollywood make-up artist, she thinks she has her way.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits per this version

Boot Camp Lodge (Table of Contents: 29)

Veronica / comic story / 11 pages (report information)

Script
Mike Pellowski
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Hermione Lodge; Hiram Lodge; Aunt Tessie; Betty Cooper; Smithers; Archie Andrews; Pop Tate
Synopsis
Veronica's parents go on vacation and get Aunt Tessie, a military woman, to look after her.
Reprints
Keywords
boot camp; training

Indexer Notes

In two Parts

Poor Butterfly (Table of Contents: 30)

Betty / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Stan Goldberg
Inks
Rudy Lapick
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; romance; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty feels sorry for herself because she's always playing second-fiddle to Veronica in attracting Archie's attention.
Reprints
Keywords
jealousy; swimming

Indexer Notes

Credits per this version

Coming Clean (Table of Contents: 31)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Frank Doyle
Pencils
Dan DeCarlo
Inks
Jim DeCarlo [as Jimmy DeCarlo]
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
romance; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Archie Andrews; Midge Klump
Synopsis
Veronica is determined to have Archie help her with the dance decorating, even though it means he has to cut his date with Betty short. But an oil spill at the beach gums up Veronica's plans.
Reprints
Keywords
beaches; oil spills

Indexer Notes

Credits per this version

Creature Feature on Party Beach Part 1 (Table of Contents: 32)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
Holly G!
Pencils
Holly G!
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Archie Andrews; Jughead Jones; Mr. Coreman; Sammi; Veronica Lodge; Betty Cooper; Nancy Woods; Jason Blossom
Synopsis
Cheryl throws a 60's themed party on the beach. Some film producers film the party goers without their consent and stage a movie on a fake pirate ship.
Reprints
Keywords
bash; beach; director; eel; frisbee; movie; party; pirate; ship

Creature Feature on Party Beach Part 2 (Table of Contents: 33)

Cheryl Blossom / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Holly G!
Pencils
Holly G!
Inks
John Lowe
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Cheryl Blossom; Veronica Lodge; Jason Blossom; Betty Cooper; Archie Andrews; Rick Coreman
Synopsis
The gang finds a treasure chest and a robotic eel on a fake pirate ship.
Reprints
Keywords
eel; hidden camera; kiss; movie; pirate; ship; treasure chest

Nice Advice (Table of Contents: 34)

Betty Cooper / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
Kathleen Webb
Pencils
Bob Bolling
Inks
Rich Koslowski
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Bill Yoshida

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Ethel Muggs; Archie Andrews; Veronica Lodge
Synopsis
Betty follows the five steps from Ethel's book "Fanning Love Flames" to try to win Archie over from Veronica.
Reprints

Indexer Notes

Credits per this version

Squelching Those Nasty Rumors (Table of Contents: 35)

Veronica Lodge / comic story / 5 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Dan Parent
Inks
Jim Amash
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Teresa Davidson

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Veronica Lodge; Smithers (cameo); Archie Andrews (cameo); Ms. Crouton (home economics teacher) (cameo); Gaston (cameo); Nancy Woods (cameo); Coach Kleets (cameo); Coach Floyd Clayton (cameo); Fifi (Veronica's maid) (cameo)
Synopsis
Veronica dispells some of the nasty rumors going around about her.
Reprints

A Fair with Flair (Table of Contents: 36)

Betty and Veronica / comic story / 6 pages (report information)

Script
George Gladir
Pencils
Jeff Shultz
Inks
Al Milgrom
Colors
Barry Grossman
Letters
Jack Morelli

Genre
humor; teen
Characters
Betty Cooper; Veronica Lodge; Nancy Woods; Chuck Clayton (cameo); Smithers; Archie Andrews; Reggie Mantle; Hermione Lodge; Hiram Lodge
Synopsis
The gang all go to a street fair.
Reprints
Editing
Related Scans
Series Information
Table of Contents
  1. 0. ["Okay, girls... now smile."]
    Betty and Veronica
  2. 1. Losers Can Be Choosers
    Betty and Veronica
  3. 2. That's Pretty Fishy!
    Betty and Veronica
  4. 3. An Opposite Kind of Guy!
    Betty and Veronica
  5. 4. Team Supreme
    Betty and Veronica
  6. 5. Garden Party Pooper
    Veronica
  7. 6. Tired But True
    Betty
  8. 7. Pinup
    Ethel
  9. 8. Brief Encounter
    Josie
  10. 9. Think Shrink
    Josie
  11. 10. Say Cheese!
    Josie
  12. 11. Betty, Veronica and Bridgette's Summer Style
    Betty and Veronica
  13. 12. By the Numbers
    Li'l Jinx
  14. 13. Wait-less
    Li'l Jinx
  15. 14. Fish Try!
    Li'l Jinx
  16. 15. It's A Date
    Li'l Jinx's Pal, Gigi
  17. 16. Ploy Plight
    Betty
  18. 17. Shop Around the World
    Veronica
  19. 18. Hangin' in the Hamptons
    Veronica
  20. 19. ["I guess working with plants can be enjoyable!"]
    Archie
  21. 20. Idolize That Prize
    Betty
  22. 21. Wardrobe Blues
    Betty and Veronica
  23. 22. Cutting Costs
    Betty and Veronica
  24. 23. The Big Competition
    Betty
  25. 24. ["Wow! This boat is fast!"]
    Betty and Veronica's Pinup
  26. 25. A Jarring Note
    Betty and Veronica
  27. 26. ["I've added a new feature to our pool!"]
    Archie
  28. 27. Ticket Trouble
    Betty and Veronica
  29. 28. Hollywood Make-up Magic
    Veronica
  30. 29. Boot Camp Lodge
    Veronica
  31. 30. Poor Butterfly
    Betty
  32. 31. Coming Clean
    Betty and Veronica
  33. 32. Creature Feature on Party Beach Part 1
    Cheryl Blossom
  34. 33. Creature Feature on Party Beach Part 2
    Cheryl Blossom
  35. 34. Nice Advice
    Betty Cooper
  36. 35. Squelching Those Nasty Rumors
    Veronica Lodge
  37. 36. A Fair with Flair
    Betty and Veronica
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